Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing primarily songs and stories collected in Miùghlaigh/Mingulay, Barraigh/Barra, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist and Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis. The main informants are Roderick MacNeil or Ruairidh an Rùma from Mingulay and Penelope MacLellan of Ormacleit/Ormaclete. The bulk of the material from MacNeil relates to the southernmost islands of the Hebrides and covers topics such as bird-fowling, the island way of life, place-names,...
Dates: c1868 to 16 June 1876
Scope and Contents Song collected from Duncan MacLellan, mason and crofter, Càrnan/Carnan, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Bra bra bleth, Ho ha bra bleth, Beil a chailleach a bhra'. The song is composed of twenty lines and has a number of annotations and amendments in pencil and ticks in ink marked against specific words/lines. 'Text has been scored through in ink and written transversely across it is 'B[ook] 3 P[-] [-] Tr[anscribed] 17 June 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'.
Dates: 28 May 1869 and 17 June 1869